AUSTRALIA: Shark Mystery

Regardless of man-eating sharks which infest their waters, robust Australians cockily make sea-swimming their favorite sport. Since a shark digests an Australian in a few days, it was major Commonwealth news when a huge tiger shark, thrashing around under the eyes of fascinated bathers in an aquarium near Coogee Beach, suddenly spewed up the contents of its stomach including an undigested human arm tattooed with two boxers wearing red shorts.

Promptly recognized as the arm of a locally popular barfly named James Smith who had disappeared two weeks before, the undigested arm...

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